Camp Golden Arrow

"Follow your arrow, wherever it points."

Nine 1-Week Sessions
Monday-Friday: 9 am – 4 pm • Grades 1-6
Located at the Winsted YMCA

Camp Golden Arrow is an enriching and fun filled summer program for kids ages 6-12. Located at the Winsted YMCA, this camp is designed to build confidence and friendships. Each week of the 11 weeks of camp has a creative theme that our counselors will carry through their daily activities.


The camp day is 9 am to 4 pm.


A camper’s day will consist of daily team building exercises with positive message, outdoor activities, sports & games in the gymnasium, indoor swimming, arts & craft projects and shared or independent reading in cool air-conditioned classroom.  



Arts & Crafts: Campers will be able to find their inner artist and let imagination flow. We will learn new crafts and explore many different art forms.

Indoor/ Outdoor Physical Fitness: Campers will participate and interact each day in organized  activities to keep them moving and help build the skills needed to work as a team.

Camper Readers: 30 minutes per class consisting of shared and independent reading.

Swimming: Each day campers will take a trip to our heated indoor pool with a swim instructor and lifeguards present in addition to our camp staff.

Some Weekly Themes will include:

Lego Learning

Under the Sea

Down on the Farm

Super Science

Weekly Themes and Special Guests

Weekly themes will focus camp activities and add additional excitement. These include: Wizard’s Academy, Lego Masters, Mixed Up Madness, Ocean Explorers, Weird Science, Young Farmers, Master Chefs, Golden Arrow Camp has Talent

Once a week Camp Golden Arrow will also have an exciting Special Visitor including: White Memorial Conservation Center with “Not so Cuddly Creatures”, Glen Costello with a fun cup stacking event, Roaring Brook Nature Center and Local Farmers.

Lunch Provided

A healthy lunch and snack will be provided free of charge through a partnership with EdAdvance. Campers will have three choices for lunch and a weekly menu will be provided.


Extended Camper Care

The camp day may be extended for parents who need this extra service. Campers may arrive as early as 7:00 am and remain as late as 6 pm for an additional charge.